"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.